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2023 Grammy Awards: Buhari Hails Tems, Burna Boy


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Afrobeat crooner, Tems after she won the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category in the 2023 Grammy awards, saying the singer has taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world.

The congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the Senior Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

“President Muhammadu Buhari joins fans and lovers of Nigerian music all over the world in celebrating new heights of recognition and appreciation as Afrobeat crooner, Tems, wins “‘Best Melodic Rap Performance” category at the Grammy Awards.

“President Buhari extols Tems, Temilade Openiyi, for showcasing her talent to the world, with dedication and hard work, which, again, has placed Nigeria in the spotlight for excellence,” he said.

The President also hailed Burna Boy for pursuing his passion with vigor and continually reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.

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President Buhari thanked the creative industry, particularly managers, producers and directors, for encouraging talents, like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, further displaying the resourcefulness and potentials of a great nation.